RMS Bus 4: Minor Accident

UPDATE – 3:30 P.M.: Contact has been made with parents of all students who were on board Rogers Middle School Bus 4 this afternoon. Our appreciation goes to the Affton Fire Protection District and the St. Louis County Police – Affton/Southwest Precinct for their always swift and professional response. —-ORIGINAL ALERT—- PARENT ALERT: At approximately… Read more »

Lauren Knoll Named Director of Early Learning

Following an extensive search for talent and experience, the Affton School District Board of Education on Tues., April 4, approved the hiring of Lauren Knoll as Director of Early Learning for Affton Early Childhood and Parents As Teachers for the 2017-2018 school year. “With such dynamic and diverse experience, we are confident that Lauren will… Read more »

School Board Vacancy: Applications Due April 18

With the recent resignation of Larry Knox, Affton School District is now looking for interested community members to fill a vacant seat on the Board of Education. “We are looking for someone who understands the importance of this position in continuing to move our district toward excellence,” said Board President Tom Bellavia. “The ideal candidate… Read more »

Affton Strong Student of the Month | Feb 2017

This school year we will once again be recognizing one Affton student each month for the things that make them Affton Strong, both in and out of school — this year on video! Our Affton Strong Student of the Month is: Emir Husic – Gotsch Intermediate School Emir is a third-grader and is proud to be Affton Strong! “Emir… Read more »

AHS Seniors Recognized by C-SPAN

Three Affton High School seniors have been recognized by C-SPAN in their annual StudentCam documentary competition. Haley Gassel, Seid Music and John Rolwes received honorable mention and a $250 prize for their project titled “Education Reform in the United States.” Click link to view. “We chose this topic because education is something so close and so… Read more »

Affton Board Vice President Resigns

Vice President Larry Knox informed the school board and superintendent last night of his immediate resignation from the Affton Board of Education. “It has been an honor to serve this district and the Affton community for over seven years. The accomplishments that Affton School District has achieved in this time are impressive, and the extraordinary efforts… Read more »

Elaine Kistner Receives Honor from SSD

On Wed., March 8, Elaine Kistner, a real-time translator at Affton High School, was honored at the 2017 SSD Salutes banquet. Elaine received a Lasting Impression Award, which honors dedicated individuals within the Special School District. Created in 2006, it is awarded to SSD support staff who make a difference in the lives of students both… Read more »

Congratulations AHS Orchestra Students!

Help us celebrate Music in Our Schools Month with congratulations to the following Affton High School orchestra students who participated in the MSHSAA District Solo & Ensemble Festival on March 4: II Rating (Excellent) Samuel McAlister, sophomore – Cello Solo Isaiah Minner, junior – Violin Solo Cherry Nguyen, senior – Violin Solo Steven Tyler, senior… Read more »

Congratulations AHS Vocalists!

Help us celebrate Music in Our Schools Month with congratulations to the following Affton High School vocalists who participated in the MSHSAA District Solo & Ensemble Festival on March 4: II Rating (Excellent) Morgan Counts, junior Jessica Courtney, junior Matt Dohle, junior Lynn Eckhardt, freshman Alexander Ertmann, junior Maggie MacArthur, freshman Kelsey Moore, sophomore Olivia… Read more »

Congratulations AHS Musicians!

Help us celebrate Music in Our Schools Month with congratulations to the following Affton High School musicians who participated in the MSHSAA District Solo & Ensemble Festival on March 4: I Rating (Superior) & Qualified for State Contest Jimmy Neiswander, freshman – Trumpet Solo Pamela Petterchak, junior – Marimba Solo and Vocal Solo II Rating… Read more »

21st Annual SOAR Awards

Congratulations to the record-breaking 33 nominees for the 21st Annual SOAR Awards! They are: Senija Arslanovic, Custodian, Affton High School Jeff Brown, Volunteer Michelle Burford, Volunteer Tracie Burroughs, Head Cook, Rogers Middle School Curtis Busse, Volunteer Erica Chandler, Community Relations Director/Volunteer, Administration Center Chelsea Costello, SSD Teacher, Mesnier Primary William DeBruce, Volunteer Kelly Duncan, SSD Instructional… Read more »